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Bengal tiger discovered locked up in abandoned house in Mexico
Telegraph UK ^

Posted on 07/25/2014 2:42:18 PM PDT by Perdogg

Mexican authorities searching an abandoned house were left stunned when they discovered a Bengal tiger locked in a cage.

Police officers, who found the endangered animal after a tip-off from a member of the public, say it is a “complete mystery” how the tiger got there.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: kittyping

1 posted on 07/25/2014 2:42:18 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Slings and Arrows

kitty ping!


2 posted on 07/25/2014 2:42:35 PM PDT by Perdogg (I'm on a no Carb diet- NO Christie Ayotte Romney or Bush)
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To: Perdogg

Some cartel member’s pet?


3 posted on 07/25/2014 2:44:20 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Perdogg
He wants to immigrate.

Heard he can get meat in USA, have his teeth checked and have an Americano clean up his poo poo everyday.

And provide him a breeding partner through Planned parenthood.

4 posted on 07/25/2014 2:47:08 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Perdogg

I question exactly WHO was the endangered one.


5 posted on 07/25/2014 2:49:03 PM PDT by navyblue (<u> Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Perdogg

I wonder if a certain Rhino from SC would like to be locked up in a house in Mexico.


6 posted on 07/25/2014 2:49:41 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Perdogg

Someone channeling Tony Montana, that’s all.


7 posted on 07/25/2014 2:52:13 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Kerry, as Obama's plenipotentiary, is a paradox - the physical presence of a geopolitical absence")
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To: Perdogg
"Is that a tiger?"


8 posted on 07/25/2014 2:53:11 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Perdogg; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; asgardshill; ...
Poor baby. Hope he gets a good forever home (at a zoo or other qualified facility).


9 posted on 07/25/2014 2:53:27 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Perdogg

Was he hungry?


10 posted on 07/25/2014 2:57:20 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Perdogg

Tigers hate cinnamon.....


11 posted on 07/25/2014 3:05:19 PM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: Veggie Todd

Probably used to eat enemies of the cartel.


12 posted on 07/25/2014 3:06:47 PM PDT by bolobaby
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Was he hungry?

One day, a long time ago, when I first teed off at our local 9-hole course, I heard the roar of a lion. I thought I was hallucinating.

The golf course is about 1 mile or so from our local zoo.

Turns out that the big cats get fed SIX days a week and get nothing to eat ONE day of the week: Tuesdays. They are so fat and spoiled that it doesn't show.
However, THEY noticed it. There were THREE big males and a score of females. The roaring I heard was on a WEDNESDAY morning, JUST BEFORE they fed the lions...after having the lions "fast" for one whole day.
LOL. We heard them: I'M HUNGRY!! MEAT!! You should see the amount of beef that they scarf down. Wow.

Lion hunger/roar: UNMISTAKABLE sound and...also unforgettable.

13 posted on 07/25/2014 3:13:55 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Female tiger in reasonably ok shape, now residing at the zoo pending investigation. I hope they find the “owner” and send him to the nastiest Mexican jail they have.


14 posted on 07/25/2014 3:14:26 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: bolobaby

I wonder if he got the runs from Mexican food...


15 posted on 07/25/2014 3:16:53 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: cloudmountain

I have a horse, and for a brief while, I boarded him at a barn near the town I live in here in Florida. One time I went out there in the evening and almost lost it - I heard tigers or lions or something or another roaring and I was convinced I was hallucinating, except that my horse was freaked out too.

Turned out there was a rather over-the-top pet lover there who was running a retirement home for big cats that had been in the circus. The roaring came at feeding time.

I never actually saw the animals, but they sounded like they were pretty close and although the owner of the barn assured me that the “lion lady” kept her pets locked up, it made me too uncomfortable just knowing that they were there and I had to find someplace else to board my horse!


16 posted on 07/25/2014 3:24:17 PM PDT by livius
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To: Slings and Arrows

At least a zoo a special wild animal refuge center which would be much, much better then an apartment.


17 posted on 07/25/2014 3:30:35 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: livius
I have a horse, and for a brief while, I boarded him at a barn near the town I live in here in Florida. One time I went out there in the evening and almost lost it - I heard tigers or lions or something or another roaring and I was convinced I was hallucinating, except that my horse was freaked out too.
Turned out there was a rather over-the-top pet lover there who was running a retirement home for big cats that had been in the circus. The roaring came at feeding time.
I never actually saw the animals, but they sounded like they were pretty close and although the owner of the barn assured me that the “lion lady” kept her pets locked up, it made me too uncomfortable just knowing that they were there and I had to find someplace else to board my horse!

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LOL!!! Your poor horse! He was ABSOLUTELY sure that his days were numbered! It IS unmistakable, isn't it? You will NEVER, EVER, EVER forget that sound!! Not if you live to be 200 years old.

You were nice to move your horses and smart too. The STRESS on those poor horses, hearing those PREDATORY roars could NOT have been good for them. It would make me nervous too if I lived that close to roars.

AT least, when I heard the roaring I would know what day it was and what TIME it was...always.

No thanks, I PASS on living near the big cats.

18 posted on 07/25/2014 3:33:32 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: cloudmountain

When I was a small child, a zoo employee lived near our house. He kept a couple of lion cubs in cages in his back yard, hidden only by a hedge. I can remember peeking through the leaves to look at the lions. I was about 5.

I’m sure that they were secure, but it was scary, nonetheless. I can’t imagine someone being allowed to keep a wild animal like that on a small city lot today.


19 posted on 07/25/2014 3:33:40 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: GQuagmire
Tigers hate cinnamon.....

How 'bout putting the cinnamon on top of a nice, ripe, juicy, slow, young FAT kid?

20 posted on 07/25/2014 3:35:07 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: UCANSEE2; Perdogg; Slings and Arrows

That was a great episode of Archer. Love that gal who sang Charlene’s songs.

As for the tiger, poor baby. How could someone do that? I hope she has a wonderful happy life now.


21 posted on 07/25/2014 3:39:20 PM PDT by Gefn ("I am waiting for a rebirth of wonder ")
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To: Perdogg

Was he destined for Texas and amnesty?


22 posted on 07/25/2014 3:42:43 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Perdogg

“Did you remember to drop the tiger off at the kennel?”
“No, I thought you were going to do it.”
“Crap. I don’t want to turn around now. We’re almost there.”
“Call Humberto next door, see if he’ll feed it while we’re on vacation.”


23 posted on 07/25/2014 3:42:51 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: Perdogg
Is he going to look for Refuge Status, too?
24 posted on 07/25/2014 3:46:25 PM PDT by fedupjohn (America...Designed by Geniuses...Now inhabited by Idiots..Palin 2016...)
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To: cloudmountain; livius

Once, when my job once brought me to the zoo just before dawn, I heard lions mating. Those guys are serious about reproducing, I’ll tell you what.


25 posted on 07/25/2014 3:50:16 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: Jeff Chandler
once
26 posted on 07/25/2014 3:51:29 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: Biggirl

Maybe a condo? Everybody loves equity.


27 posted on 07/25/2014 3:57:03 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The movie “The Counselor” with Javiaer Bardam.


28 posted on 07/25/2014 4:04:01 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Perdogg
“complete mystery”

Pet peeve of mine: not "complete," unless you assume the possibility that the tiger got there on his own.

29 posted on 07/25/2014 5:07:17 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Perdogg

Disposal system for snitches?


30 posted on 07/25/2014 5:13:28 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: Jeff Chandler
Knowing the mating calls of Felis silvestris domestica, I can only imagine...
31 posted on 07/25/2014 5:50:42 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
When I was a small child, a zoo employee lived near our house. He kept a couple of lion cubs in cages in his back yard, hidden only by a hedge. I can remember peeking through the leaves to look at the lions. I was about 5.
I’m sure that they were secure, but it was scary, nonetheless. I can’t imagine someone being allowed to keep a wild animal like that on a small city lot today.

You are the second FReeper to tell me a "lion" story.
The lions are MAGNIFICENT creatures and I enjoy them a lot on T.V.

My mother, husband and I (while my husband and I were in Saudi Arabia) took a trip to Kenya. We went to NINE of their marvelous game parks.

ONE TRUE STORY, I couldn't make this one up.
We drove up to a pride of lions....mostly females. They were ALL sacked out and ignored us...except for one female. She looked mostly asleep but every few seconds one eye would open, look at us, then close again. She had her EYE on us. She COULD HAVE been up and at us in a FLASH.
Our guide knew these lions and knew JUST how close or far we could be and still keep Mama-Lion quiescent.

WHEW!! I still get sweaty palms when I picture her. She was about 20 feet away ....WAY,WAY,WAY,WAY,WAY,WAY, too close for this city slicker. Wow. There was NOTHING between her and us but a rickety open tourist car. Whew!

YOU still remember the lion from when you were FIVE years old. They DO make an impression, don't they? WHEW!!!

32 posted on 07/25/2014 6:27:43 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Jeff Chandler
Once, when my job once brought me to the zoo just before dawn, I heard lions mating. Those guys are serious about reproducing, I’ll tell you what.

Oh yes.

33 posted on 07/25/2014 6:30:24 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: cloudmountain

One summer I worked on a farm, and close to this farm was one of those roadside zoos. Occasionally you would hear them roaring in the evening and early morning, but it was very faint. When a cow died they would put winch it up on the back of a flatbed and haul it down to the zoo and drive right into the lion enclosure, the lions would just jump up on the back and drag it off, pretty cool.

Freegards


34 posted on 07/25/2014 6:37:10 PM PDT by Ransomed
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To: Sacajaweau; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead; Sun; Eleutheria5; Yaelle; Sarah; Sarah Barracuda; Jewbacca; ...
He wants to immigrate.

Heard he can get meat in USA, have his teeth checked and have an Americano clean up his poo poo everyday.

And provide him a breeding partner through Planned parenthood.

Some of the funniest lines I've ever seen on FR!!!

35 posted on 07/25/2014 7:26:27 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: Gefn
I hope she has a wonderful happy life now.

"How could she not ?"


36 posted on 07/25/2014 9:04:43 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Sacajaweau; justiceseeker93; sickoflibs; NFHale

They’d probably let him register to vote too.


37 posted on 07/25/2014 9:26:11 PM PDT by Impy (Think for yourself)
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To: UCANSEE2

They say that domesticated cats, the small ones that live with us, were created so mankind could know what it is like to pet a tiger.,

Archer is one lucky dude. I can’t wait for Season Six.


38 posted on 07/25/2014 9:42:07 PM PDT by Gefn ("I am waiting for a rebirth of wonder ")
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To: Perdogg

Well, of course he kept a begal tiger. One never knows when you’ll be attacked by someone weilding fresh fruitl!


39 posted on 07/26/2014 1:56:57 AM PDT by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: cloudmountain

I hope you’ve seen the movie “Secondhand Lions”. If not, rent it, or buy it on DVD. It’s a wonderful story, suitable for families, and has a memorable lion in it.


40 posted on 07/26/2014 1:59:01 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
I hope you’ve seen the movie “Secondhand Lions”. If not, rent it, or buy it on DVD. It’s a wonderful story, suitable for families, and has a memorable lion in it.

A fantastic cinema sleeper to be watched more than once.

Watch it for free on youtube.

Second Hand Lions
41 posted on 07/26/2014 2:07:41 AM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

LOL! Actually, they sounded pretty serious about eating, too...and every time he heard them, my horse clearly thought he was going to be on the menu!


42 posted on 07/26/2014 8:32:30 AM PDT by livius
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To: cloudmountain; afraidfortherepublic; Perdogg; justiceseeker93
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Got can opener?

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43 posted on 07/26/2014 12:14:22 PM PDT by LucyT (TEOCAWKI: The End of Civilization as We Know it. ... We're there.)
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To: LucyT

I bet that car feels really really really small in that situation


44 posted on 07/26/2014 12:20:07 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Veto!

Give us our marine back and we will help get this turd locked up, is what I would say.


45 posted on 07/26/2014 12:30:41 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (They're not illegals, they're crimmigrants!)
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To: LucyT

Mama mia! Look like the San Diego zoo.


46 posted on 07/26/2014 2:00:43 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: afraidfortherepublic

When I get to the store the next time I will get the “Secondhand Lions.” Thanks for the information.


47 posted on 07/26/2014 2:18:45 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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